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Reading attribute contents from external lists.

A - answer Block texts can be imported with the ATTIN (and ATTOUT) commands from Express tools.

First, you have to export the attribute values, then update the exported table (TXT file) and then import the updated values with ATTIN.

The application Excellink can hotlink attribute values with Excel tables.

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18.2.2007    5914x  
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See also:
Tip 7226:Add a number to an attribute in all blocks.
Tip 6289:How to export X-Y-Z coordinates of AutoCAD drawing blocks?
Tip 6006:How to extract co-ordinates at certain intervals along the length of a line?
Tip 5384:How to insert blocks at each polyline vertex?
Tip 5119:How to move text entities to the Z-elevation by their text value.

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